Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza blog tour - book review
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Book review: Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza

I was sent a copy of this book for review purposes and all thoughts are my own My first book of the year was the latest thriller from best-selling crime writer Robert Bryndza, and to say it was intense would be a huge understatement. The only time I get to read is on my commute… Continue reading Book review: Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza

SherbetBox December 2019 review
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Stationery porn: SherbetBox (November & December 2019)

I've previously worked with SherbetLane but these boxes were purchased I've previously worked with Claire from SherbetLane to review her fab SherbetBoxes (Honey Bee in August 2017 and Self-Care in May 2018) and I follow her awesome social media accounts. I swear each box is better than the one before - I can't decide which… Continue reading Stationery porn: SherbetBox (November & December 2019)

Best Year Yet - journal review
Lifestyle, stationery

Goodbye 2019, hello 2020!

I was sent this journal for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post also features an affiliate link Another year older, another year wiser? Maybe... I've certainly learned a lot about myself this year. Not least that I'd been suffering with anxiety and depression for a while and had been attributing physical… Continue reading Goodbye 2019, hello 2020!

Homemade Christmas paper
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A few of my favourite things #110

I hate to be that person but I swear that was the worst Christmas week I've ever had; I'd never felt so poorly before and I was so disappointed as I'd been excited for my Christmas break with Jenson. I met up with a friend just before Christmas and we both said how much we'd… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #110

Dingbats Arctic Earth Journal - bullet journal review
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Bullet journal review: Dingbats Arctic Earth Journal

I was sent a copy of the latest Earth Journal for review purposes (I paid for shipping) and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links I've written many-a-time about my love of the Dingbats Earth Journal: Inside my new Dingbats bullet journal (May 2018) How I use my bullet journal to track… Continue reading Bullet journal review: Dingbats Arctic Earth Journal

2019 Goodreads Challenge
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2019 Goodreads Challenge

I've been doing the Goodreads Challenge for a few years now and I love it. I know some people are put off by the numbers, worrying that they're not reading enough, but I'm a data nerd and love the end of year report. This year I pledged to read 50 books, assuming I'd average a… Continue reading 2019 Goodreads Challenge

What I've been reading lately #23
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What I’ve been reading lately #23

This post features affiliate links I've got a bit of a bumper 'what I've been reading lately' update today, as this is my end of year wrap up. I've been averaging two books a week lately as I've taken on an extra day at work - extra commuting time means extra reading time! There's a… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #23

Troika Lilipad Notebook and Liliput pen from Stationery & Art - review
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Stationery porn: Notebook and pen from Stationery & Art [sponsored]

[Ad – sponsored. This post is part of Stationery & Art’s sponsorship of my National Stationery Week 2019 campaign] I'm loving the current state of the stationery industry and I'm looking forward to seeing new product developments in 2020. Brands are constantly innovating and pushing boundaries in order to create something which stands out and… Continue reading Stationery porn: Notebook and pen from Stationery & Art [sponsored]

Stick Man Christmas adventure 2019
Lifestyle

A few of my favourite things #109

This is my last 'favourite things' post before Christmas and I'm quite fond of some of these photos. I've been learning to get to grips with my new Huawei P30 Pro (I got an amazing Black Friday deal) and I'm loving the camera. Luke has been teaching me how to get the most out of… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #109

What's in my pencil case: Lydia from Mademoiselle Women
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What’s in my pencil case: Lydia from Mademoiselle Women

This post contains a pencil case which my guest blogger was gifted, with no obligation to review. It also contains an affiliate link. Welcome back to my new series: ‘What’s in my pencil case’. You know how you can find out a lot about a person when you look through their bookshelves or DVD collection?… Continue reading What’s in my pencil case: Lydia from Mademoiselle Women